Dr. Alfers is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in adult psychiatry. He has been practicing for over 11 years. Dr. Alfers takes a comprehensive approach to patient care. He integrates biological, psychological, and environmental factors into treatment planning. He focuses on developing a meaningful therapeutic relationship and providing medication interventions for specific treatment goals. Dr. Alfers provides interpersonal psychotherapy in conjunction with medication management services. A typical follow-up visit averages 20 minutes.
He completed his medical degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Dr. Alfers completed his General Psychiatry Residency at Georgetown University, where he served as Chief Resident. After residency, he entered private practice in McLean, VA.
Dr. Alfers completed his Psychiatry Residency at Georgetown University, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Alfers has a special interest in the treatment of multiple mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ADHD, and OCD. Dr. Alfers treats adults ages 18 to 65 years old.
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- Years in Practice: 11 Years
- License: Virginia / 0102202813
- School: Western University of Health Sciences
- Year Graduated: 2007
- Board Certification: Psychiatry
- Medication Management
- Bipolar Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
- Sleep or Insomnia
- Mood Disorders
Types of Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Motivational Interviewing